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Case File: 1200UFCA

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: November 16, 2012
  • Location of Discovery: Brisbane, San Mateo, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: 5 years prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 33-46 years old
  • Race: White, with European ancestry.
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'1" to 5'9"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pins and wiring present in the left ulna. Surgical repair to ulna and well-healed pelvic fracture indicating old elbow and pelvic injury likely from a vehicle accident or fall from great height.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Christmas-themed Turtle Bay T-shirt.
  • Jewelry: None located.
  • Additional Personal Items: None located.
  • Case History

    Police were called when a man was seen walking through a Brisbane neighborhood with a partial human skull on November 16, 2012. He told police that he found the skull in a tree while walking and the skull called out his name. He couldn't remember where the tree was and although the area was searched, no additional remains were found at the time. The man was subsequently arrested.

    After his release from jail on January 16, 2013, the man took officials to the site where the woman's remains were located - on a vacant hillside property, southwest of Bayshore Boulevard and Old County Road.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: San Mateo County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Emily Tauscher
  • Agency Phone Number: 650-312-5562
  • Agency Name: Brisbane Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Officer Guaydacan
  • Agency Phone Number: 415-508-2188 ext. 541

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 12-02227 and 13-116
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #10944 and #10856
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs (10944)
  • NamUs (10856)
  • Contra Costa Times News Archive

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    Added: 10/25/14; Last Updated: 10/25/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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